NIT hiring for Food Technology Junior Research Fellow (JRF)

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY ROURKELA released advertisement for Food Technology Junior Research Fellow (JRF) on 20 Feb 2024. Candidates who fulfill the below mentioned criteria may submit the application form before the last date. Engagement will be purely on temporary / contractual basis and co-terminus with the completion of the project. Candidates are advised to go through the advertisement details carefully before applying.

Post Name 

Junior Research Fellow (JRF)

Project Title : Design and development of low-cost hurdle system for liquid foods: A non-thermal approach for a model pomegranate juice

Project Code : SR/23/FP/040


Number of posts : 1

Duration : 3 Years


Year 1 & 2 = Rs 17,000 per month

Year 3 = Rs 19,000 per month

Educational Qualification 

M. Tech. in Food Process Engineering / Post-harvest Engineering / Food Technology and other relevant allied specialization with minimum CGPA of 6.5/10.0 (or 60% aggregate) at both M.Tech and B.Tech. levels.

Desirable Qualification

Candidates with prior research experience and/or GATE/ NET score in the relevant branch shall be preferred. However, it is not mandatory.


The upper age limit for applying for Food Technology Junior Research Fellow (JRF) position shall be 28 years, which is relaxed up to 5 years in the case of candidates belonging to Schedule Castes / Schedule Tribes / PWD and Female applicants whereas 3 years in the case of OBCs (Non-creamy layer candidates).

Upper age limit shall be reckoned as on the last date of receipt of applications. Any other terms & conditions governed as per guidelines issued by the funding agency for the engagement of above position as amended from time to time shall be in force towards this temporary recruitment.

How to apply

The candidate(s) are required to send the complete filled and signed application (soft copy) with documents regarding educational qualification
indicating percentage of marks division (mark-sheets and / or certificates), research papers (if any), work experience certificate (if any) etc.,

This may be built as a Single PDF file and sent by email with “Advertisement NO.” on the subject link to the above mentioned e—mail IDS. NO hard copies
of applications are required to be sent to the Institute.

Send application form to and

Subject : NIT/SR/2023/Advt.-23FP040/L/069

Interview Details 

06/03/2024 at 10.00 AM in Department of Food Process Engineering, NIT Rourkela

The period of experience in a discipline / area of work, wherever prescribed, shall be counted after the date of acquiring the minimum prescribed educational qualifications for that position. Mere possession of minimum qualification does not guarantee invitation to the interview. Candidates will be short listed based on merit and need of the project. Selection / Joining will be cancelled in case of any suppression of information / document submitted.

NIT Rourkela reserves the right to fix higher criteria for short-listing of eligible candidates from those satisfying advertised qualification and requirement of the project post. Only short-listed candidates will be informed for Online interview. In case, any clarification is required on eligibility regarding the above post, the candidate may in the above mentioned details.

Important Links

Official Advertisement – Food Technology Junior Research Fellow

Food Technology Junior Research Fellow Application form format 

Application deadline : 01/03/2024 

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